I perform on this evening with Jonathan Chen (violin) and Anne Guthrie (french horn).
Also performing that evening an fantastic group of improvising musicians on acoustic, electronic, and electroacoustic instruments:
SULT – Tony Dryer (contrabass), Jacob Felix Heule (percussion), Guro Skumsnes Moe (contrabass), Håvard Skaset (acoustic guitar), from Norway.
PascAli – Sean Ali and Pascal Niggenkemper (prepared bass duo)
Friday, July 1 at 2–3 p.m. 4th floor, in the museum’s gallery experimental musicians Hal Rammel, Eric Leonardson, and Ed Herrmann will play and accompany François and Bernard Baschet’s Aluminum Piano (1962). Free with museum admission.
Seeded Plain is Bryan Day (Decorah, Iowa) and Jay Kreimer (Lincoln, Nebraska), two experimental instrument makers who have been performing with new and unusual sounds on instruments made from everyday objects and materials. Their Entry Codes CD on Creative Sources (Portugal) was described as “playfully cranky and enjoyable…well worth the listen.” See their March 2011 Mini-Tour schedule here.
Also on the bill:
Aaron Zarzutski + Nick Hoffman
Their LP “PSYCHOPHAGI” on Pilgrim Talk was made using disassembled turntable, sewing machine, and amplified sheet metal.
Larry Sawyer — poetry
Dan Godston — trumpet, small instruments 2nd set
Laura Emelianoff — open harp
Eric Leonardson — springboard
Directions: Brown Rice is small storefront located a half block north of the Montrose-Kedzie intersection, a few blocks south of the Kedzie station on the CTA Brown Line. There is a small sign over the entrance that reads “Perfect”. View Map.